Category Archives: Press Release

07 Mar
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House Passes Rep. Maestas Barnes’ Solar Tax Credit Bill

Santa Fe, NM – Last night, by a vote of 36 to 31, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 61, Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes’ bipartisan proposal to renew New Mexico’s Solar Market Development Tax Credit for an additional eight ...

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07 Mar
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House Approves Rep. Kelly Fajardo’s Bill to Protect Minors from Pornographic Images

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, on a bipartisan 63 to 1 vote, the House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia) to protect New Mexico’s children from receiving pornographic images from sexual predators. House Bill 71 would ...

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07 Mar
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House Approves Bill to Protect Children from Sexual Predators

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 43. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Monica Youngblood (R-Bernalillo) and Sharon Clahchischilliage (R-San Juan), would clarify and strengthen New Mexico’s criminal sexual offense statutes to increase ...

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07 Mar
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House Judiciary Unanimously Approves Ethics Commission Proposal

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed House Joint Resolution 8, a proposal sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) to amend the state constitution to create an independent state ethics commission. The resolution is cosponsored ...

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07 Mar
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Statement from Rep. Jason Harper on Senate Passage of House Bill 241

Santa Fe, NM — This afternoon the Senate unanimously passed House Bill 241, a bill that will permit teachers to use their contractually-allotted sick and personal leave without it negatively impacting their annual teacher evaluations. The bill will now be ...

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05 Mar
0

House Passes Bill to Create NM Chile License Plate

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 393, legislation to create a specialty chile license plate. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Cathrynn Brown (R-Eddy) and it now moves to the Senate for consideration. The ...

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05 Mar
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House Approves Bill to Increase Dental Health Care Access in New Mexico

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed a bill to increase access to dental care for New Mexicans. House Bill 264 is sponsored by Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Quay) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Bernalillo), and it passed ...

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05 Mar
0

House Passes “Amendments in Context” Rule

Rule would make proposed amendments easily accessible and understandable. Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon the House of Representatives unanimously voted to adopt a rule to make the posting of bills with the proposed amendment incorporated, a practice known as ...

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04 Mar
0

CYFD Worker Protection Bill Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill to make it a crime to commit assault or battery on an employee of the Children, Youth and Families Division (CYFD) while they are performing their duties ...

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04 Mar
0

House Approves Bill to Strengthen NM Lottery Scholarship

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, on a vote of 63 to 1, the House of Representatives approved House Bill 250, legislation to strengthen New Mexico’s lottery scholarship program. The bipartisan measure is sponsored by Reps. Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) and Javier ...

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